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Statement by Mayor Gutierrez Regarding the
First Reported Coronavirus-related Death in Moreno Valley

“We have received confirmation from Riverside County Public Health that a member of our community has succumbed due to the effects of coronavirus. I am sure all Moreno Valley residents join me in offering condolences to this person’s family and friends.

“We expected that coronavirus would eventually claim lives in our City, but each loss is a unique and tragic event that affects many people.

“This battle has just begun, and we are all called upon to fight it as hard as we can. Please continue to do the things we know work and we will save lives: Stay home, practice social distancing, and wash hands regularly.

“Together, we will get through this.”


Declaración del Alcalde Gutiérrez Sobre la Primera Muerte
Reportada Relacionada con el Coronavirus en Moreno Valley

“Recibimos confirmación de Salud Pública del Condado de Riverside de que un miembro de nuestra comunidad ha fallecido debido a los efectos del coronavirus. Estoy seguro de que todos los residentes de Moreno Valley se unen a mí para ofrecer mis condolencias a la familia y amigos de esta persona.

“Esperábamos que el coronavirus eventualmente cobrara vidas en nuestra ciudad, pero cada pérdida es un evento único y trágico que afecta a muchas personas.

“Esta batalla acaba de comenzar, y todos estamos llamados a luchar tan duro como podamos. Continúe haciendo las cosas que sabemos que funcionan y salvaremos vidas: quédese en casa, practique el distanciamiento social y lávese las manos regularmente.

"Juntos, superaremos esto."

 


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